Grab your popcorn and discover what’s on at the Movies that the kids will love watching these Summer holidays.
THE WAR WITH GRANDPA
RELEASES DECEMBER 3
Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves into Peter’s room, forcing him upstairs into the creepy attic. And though he loves his grandpa he wants his room back – so he has no choice but to declare war. With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans to get even.
RELEASES 10 DECEMBER
Based on Roald Dahl’s 1983 classic book ‘The Witches’, the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!
THE CROODS: A NEW AGE
RELEASES DECEMBER 26
Prehistoric family The Croods are back to their old shenanigans in a dangerous, strange new world.
RELEASES DECEMBER 31
It centers on Minna, a young girl who misuses her newfound ability to create and control other people’s dreams to teach her bothersome stepsister a lesson.
RELEASES JANUARY 1
Firedrake, the young silver dragon, has had enough of constantly having to hide in a wooded valley. He wants to show the older generation that he is a real dragon. When humans are about to destroy his family’s very last refuge, Firedrake secretly sets off on an adventurous journey with forest brownie Sorrel. He wants to find the “Rim of Heaven”, the dragons’ mysterious haven. On their quest, Firedrake and Sorrel encounter Ben, an orphan and stray, who claims to be a dragon rider. While Ben and Firedrake make friends quickly, Sorrel becomes increasingly distrustful and tries to get rid of the orphan at every opportunity. But the unlikely trio has to learn to pull together because they are being hunted by Nettlebrand. The evil, a dragon-eating monster was created by an alchemist with the aim of tracking down and destroying every dragon on Earth…
MAYA THE BEE 3 : THE GOLDEN ORB
RELEASES JANUARY 7
When Maya and Willy bust out of winter lock down early they are catapulted headfirst into a top-secret mission! Entrusted with the care of a sacred orb, Maya and Willy team up with their old pals, Arnie and Barney, to deliver it to its new home atop the mysterious Bonsai Peak. But when their “orb” hatches, Maya and Willy come face to face with their biggest responsibility yet – a smooshy, squishy little princess!
This adventure is a LOT more than they bargained for as they must work together to take on bounty hunters and traverse treacherous terrain to return the lost princess to her mountain colony, only to find it hanging in the balance of a turf war. Willy discovers a side of himself that he never expected as he becomes protective of the tiny princess. But to save her and her colony, Maya and Willy must convince the battling insect tribes to work together in order to survive a hungry bird attack!
RELEASES January 14
MUSIC is a powerful, original, and celebratory artistic statement and the directorial debut of multi-Grammy nominee and internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Sia. She also co-wrote the screenplay based on her own short story.
MUSIC shines a spotlight on the many talents of a cast that stars Oscar nominee and Golden Globe-winning Kate Hudson (Almost Famous), and Tony and Grammy winner Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton). Maddie Ziegler makes her film debut as Music. Ziegler has been Sia’s friend and creative muse since 2014 when Sia directed her in the video for global smash hit “Chandelier.”
Zu (Hudson) is a free spirit estranged from her family who suddenly finds herself the sole guardian of her half-sister, Music (Ziegler), The musical drama explores the tenuous bonds that hold us together and imagines a world where those bonds can be strengthened in times of great challenge: love, trust, and being able to be there for each other is everything.
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